Asean region clean city award spurs MBPP to continue good effort

Yew (holding the plaque) and Penang Island City Council secretary Addnan Mohd Razali (on Yew’s right) sharing the joy of receiving the Asean Clean Tourist City Standard award with city councillors after their monthly meeting at City Hall in George Town.

SPICK-and-span George Town’s feather in the cap as the one of the cleanest cities in the Asean region did not come easy, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang.

He revealed that several local councils in Malaysia were vying for the award, which came with a strict set of criteria to comply with.

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